Sara Krulwich

Sara Krulwich is the theater photographer for The New York Times, photographing stage productions in New York City. Every year, she documents more than 100 staged productions, dozens of news and feature stories, as well as new productions at the Metropolitan Opera. Sara was raised in New York City and attended the University of Michigan, where she was the first woman staff photographer for the school newspaper, The Michigan Daily. After graduation, she was the first female staff photographer at The Providence Journal, The Journal Inquirer and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Sara joined The New York Times in 1979 and covered sports, politics and general assignments until being named the paper’s first culture photographer in 1994. In 2018, she was the first journalist to receive a Tony Honor in recognition of “work that stands as an authentic historical record of New York theater.”

Current Exhibitions Featuring Sara Krulwich

Sara Krulwich: Onstage, and Off

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Sara Krulwich, the theater photographer for The New York Times, has created a visual encyclopedia of New York City theater. Her coverage of that world has grown as legendary as the actors and productions that she photographs.

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